More than 150 years ago, the community of Canfield welcomed slaves fleeing the United States through the Underground Railroad, providing a safe haven and freedom. Read more in the Sept. 21 Haldimand Press.
After their home was no longer safe to live in, this family of five headed for the Syrian border, eventually making it to Canada. After three months of being here you can read about this family in the August 14 issue and how you can help them.
Seeking transportation in Haldimand has been a little tough with our wide amount of space and smaller population. Check out the article in the August 10 issue about the group that is looking to change that.